University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC, UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Chapel Hill, or simply Carolina ) is a public research university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.wikipedia
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List of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni

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UNC's faculty and alumni include 9 Nobel Prize laureates, 23 Pulitzer Prize winners, and 49 Rhodes Scholars.
This is a list of notable alumni of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

University of North Carolina

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It is the flagship of the 17 campuses of the University of North Carolina system.
Founded in 1789, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is one of three schools to claim the title of oldest public university in the United States.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC, UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Chapel Hill, or simply Carolina ) is a public research university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care are a major part of the economy and town influence.

Kemp P. Battle

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Under the leadership of President Kemp Plummer Battle, in 1877 North Carolina became coeducational and began the process of desegregation in 1951 when African-American graduate students were admitted under Chancellor Robert Burton House.
He served as North Carolina State Treasurer and as president of the University of North Carolina in the nineteenth century.

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

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The campus covers 729 acre of Chapel Hill's downtown area, encompassing the Morehead Planetarium and the many stores and shops located on Franklin Street.
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is located on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The Daily Tar Heel

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The student-run newspaper The Daily Tar Heel has won national awards for collegiate media, while the student radio station WXYC provided the world's first internet radio broadcast.
The Daily Tar Heel (DTH) is the independent student newspaper of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball

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Competing athletically as the Tar Heels, North Carolina has achieved great success in sports, most notably in men's basketball, women's soccer, and women's field hockey.
The North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball program is the intercollegiate men's basketball team of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer

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Competing athletically as the Tar Heels, North Carolina has achieved great success in sports, most notably in men's basketball, women's soccer, and women's field hockey.
The North Carolina Tar Heels women's soccer team represent the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Atlantic Coast Conference of NCAA Division I soccer.

Franklin Street (Chapel Hill)

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The campus covers 729 acre of Chapel Hill's downtown area, encompassing the Morehead Planetarium and the many stores and shops located on Franklin Street.
Historic Franklin Street is considered the center of social life for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as the town of Chapel Hill.

Atlantic Coast Conference

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North Carolina is one of the charter members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, which was founded on June 14, 1953.
Current members of the conference are Boston College, Clemson University, Duke University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Florida State University, North Carolina State University, Syracuse University, the University of Louisville, the University of Miami, the University of North Carolina, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and Wake Forest University.

North Carolina Tar Heels field hockey

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Competing athletically as the Tar Heels, North Carolina has achieved great success in sports, most notably in men's basketball, women's soccer, and women's field hockey.
The North Carolina Tar Heels field hockey team represent the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Atlantic Coast Conference of NCAA Division I field hockey.

Frank Porter Graham

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Despite initial skepticism from university President Frank Porter Graham, on March 27, 1931, legislation was passed to group the University of North Carolina with the State College of Agriculture and Engineering and Woman's College of the University of North Carolina to form the Consolidated University of North Carolina.
A professor of history, he was elected President of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1930, and he later became the first President of the consolidated University of North Carolina system.

Oldest public university in the United States

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After being chartered in 1789, the university first began enrolling students in 1795, which also allows it to be one of three schools to claim the title of the oldest public university in the United States.
The title of oldest public university in the United States is claimed by three universities: University of Georgia, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and College of William and Mary.

UNC Health Care

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In 1952, North Carolina opened its own hospital, UNC Health Care, for research and treatment, and has since specialized in cancer care.
UNC Health Care is a not-for-profit medical system owned by the State of North Carolina and based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

WXYC

The student-run newspaper The Daily Tar Heel has won national awards for collegiate media, while the student radio station WXYC provided the world's first internet radio broadcast.
Licensed to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, the station is run by students of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

North Carolina State University

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Despite initial skepticism from university President Frank Porter Graham, on March 27, 1931, legislation was passed to group the University of North Carolina with the State College of Agriculture and Engineering and Woman's College of the University of North Carolina to form the Consolidated University of North Carolina.
The university forms one of the corners of the Research Triangle together with Duke University in Durham and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

William Brantley Aycock

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The law was immediately criticized by university Chancellor William Brantley Aycock and university President William Friday, but was not reviewed by the North Carolina General Assembly until 1965.
William Brantley Aycock (October 24, 1915 – June 20, 2015) was an American educator who served as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1957 until 1964 and was the retired Kenan Professor of Law at the UNC School of Law.

UNC Food Worker Strike

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In 1969, campus food workers of Lenoir Hall went on strike protesting perceived racial injustices that impacted their employment, garnering the support of student groups and members of the University and Chapel Hill community.
The UNC Food Workers Strike was a labor strike at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that began on February 23 and lasted until December 9, 1969.

North Carolina Tar Heels football

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Following a lesser scandal that began in 2010 involving academic fraud and improper benefits with the university's football program, two hundred questionable classes offered by the university's African and Afro-American Studies department (commonly known as AFAM) came to light.
The North Carolina Tar Heels football team represents the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the sport of American football.

Silent Sam

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In the 2010s, the Confederate monument known as Silent Sam became the focus of ever more clamorous voices calling for its removal; they described it as a racist monument.
The Confederate Monument, University of North Carolina, commonly known as Silent Sam, is a bronze statue of a Confederate soldier by Canadian sculptor John A. Wilson, which stood on the historic McCorkle Place of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) from 1913 until it was pulled down by protestors in 2018.

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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Despite initial skepticism from university President Frank Porter Graham, on March 27, 1931, legislation was passed to group the University of North Carolina with the State College of Agriculture and Engineering and Woman's College of the University of North Carolina to form the Consolidated University of North Carolina.
The campus is in close proximity (within 1.5 hours drive) to many other universities — North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Duke, Elon, High Point University, NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC Charlotte, Wake Forest, and Winston-Salem State University.

University of North Carolina academic-athletic scandal

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In 2011, the first of several investigations found fraud and academic dishonesty at the university related to its athletic program.
The University of North Carolina academic-athletic scandal involved alleged fraud and academic dishonesty committed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC).

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill football scandal

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Following a lesser scandal that began in 2010 involving academic fraud and improper benefits with the university's football program, two hundred questionable classes offered by the university's African and Afro-American Studies department (commonly known as AFAM) came to light.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill football scandal is an incident in which the football program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was investigated and punished for multiple violations of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations, including academic fraud and improper benefits to student-athletes from sports agents.

Public Ivy

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UNC is regarded as a Public Ivy, a public institution which provides an academic experience equivalent to an Ivy League university.

Carol Folt

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It was a factor in the resignation of Chancellor Carol Folt 5 months later.
She was previously the 11th chancellor, and the 29th chief executive, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.